Symptoms of gynaecological cancer

Symptoms of gynaecological cancer depend on where the tumor is, its size and how fast it is growing.

Symptoms that may be due to gynecological cancer include the following:

  • Abnormal or persistent vaginal bleeding, e.g. bleeding after menopause or bleeding that does not fall under menstruation, bleeding after sexual intercourse.
  • Abnormal vaginal discharge.
  • Abdominal pain, pressure or discomfort.
  • Change in bowel or bladder habits.
  • Pain during sexual intercourse.
  • Itching, burning or pain.
  • Lumps, ulcers or wart-like growths.

These symptoms may be due to several diseases. If any of these symptoms occur, it is important to see a doctor.